Assessment of Fracture Risk through Radiofrequency Echographic Multi Spectrometry (R.E.M.S.) based Bone Mineral Density

E. Kirilova1, N. Kirilov2, I. Popov1

1University “Prof. Dr. Assen Zlatarov”, Burgas, Bulgaria
2Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

Ortho & Rheum Open Access J (doi: 10.19080/OROAJ.2019.14.555905)


The goal of the study is the characterization of the population classified at highest risk of osteoporotic fracture according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation guidelines; the classification is based on the results of the FRAX questionnaire integrated with femoral neck T-Score values measured with REMS technology for a total of 189 women. The results of the study reveal the typical profile of a patient at highest risk of fracture: postmenopausal women at older age, with low femoral neck BMD, low weight and height, who had previous fragility fractures, who have been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis and have used corticosteroids.


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